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4-3-14 Calendar

Live theatrical adaptation of poems from "The Women at the Well" by Grace Bauer presented at the Belknap Mill beginning at 7 p.m. This is the first night of the three day performance. Seating is limited. To purchase tickets in advance call 524-8813.

Former Portsmouth Poet Laureate John Perrault sings and tells the romantic story of song and poetry in celebration of National Poetry Month. 6:30 p.m. at Gilford Public Library.

Fourth annual Wine, Women and Wisdom women's healthy event held by Speare Memorial Hospital. Doors to the Common Man Inn in Plymouth open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person. Advance ticket purchase encouraged. Tickets can be purchased online by visiting www.spearehospital.com. For more information call 238-6468.

Events at the Meredith Public Library. Knotty Knitters 10 a.m. to noon. Adult Writer's Group 6:30–7:30 p.m.

Homeschool Program: All About Series held at the Squam Lakes Science Center in Holderness from 10-11 a.m. The topic of the month is turtles. Registration is requested in advance by calling 603-968-7194. Cost is $9/member child per session, $11non-member child per session. One adult must attend with children for free. Each additional adult pays child fee. For details go to www.nhnature.org or call 968-7194.

Fundraiser for the Make-A-Wish foundation held at UNO's in Tilton. Anyone attending for the event should notify their server that they are there for the Make-A-Wish foundation in order to have 20% of their check donated.

The Huot Career and Technical Center holds a "Prospective Student Open House" for high school aged students and their parents. 5-7 p.m. at the Huot Techincal Center adjacent to Laconia High School. For more information visit www.huottech.org.

The Lakes Region Camera Club meets at The Trinity Episcopal Church in Meredith. Meetings will run from 7-9 p.m. and are held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday's of the month. This week's program will be Creative Slideshow with Ida Gould. Photographers of all levels are welcomed to attend. For further information, visit our website at www.lrcameraclub.com or call Phyllis Meinke at 340-2359.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Drop-In Storytime 11:15 a.m. to noon. Open Painting 1:30-3:30 p.m. Crafter’s Corner 6-7:30 p.m. John Perrault: Spring Poets – Barbara Allen to Blackbird 6:30–7:30 p.m.

Al-Anon Meeting at the Congregational Church Parish House (18 Veterans Square) in Laconia. 8 to 9:15 p.m. each Thursday. Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 645-9518.
Plymouth Area Chess Club meets Thursdays from 7-9 p.m. at Starr King Fellowship, 101 Fairgrounds Road. Form more information call George at 536-1179.
American Legion Post #1 Bingo. Every Thursday night at 849 N. Main Street in Laconia. Doors open at 4 p.m. Bingo starts at 6:30.
Knitting at Belmont Public Library. 6 p.m.
Chess Club at the Goss Reading Room (188 Elm Street) in Laconia. 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. each Thursday. All ages and skill levels welcome. We will teach.
Giggles & Grins playgroup at Family Resource Center in downtown Laconia (719 No. Main Street, Laconia). Free group for parents children from birth through age 5. For more information call 524-1741.
 Little Learns Pre-school skating lessons. 10-10:30 a.m. Cost is $10 per person. Adult chaperone $3. Rental skates are $5. For more information visit www.laconiaicearena.com.
Free Sit and Sew program at The Quilted Frog in Laconia. 2-5 p.m.
Visit the Gilman Library in Alton on Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. for a thought provoking game of chess and Pajama Story Time with Miss Bailey. Boards and game pieces for chess will be provided.
Families Sharing Without Shame, an open meeting for parents to discuss their child's drug addiction, alcoholism and recovery. 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursdays, except Holidays, Concord Hospital's Fresh Start Therapy Room. For more information call 568-0533.

Zeke Martin Jazz Quartet playing at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. Show starts at 8 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m. for optional buffet dinner. Admission is $12, dinner is additional $10. Pitman's is a BYOB venue.

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4-2-14 Calendar

Laconia Area Job Fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Belknap Mall, 96 Daniel Webster Hwy, Belmont. All level positions, entry to experience and varied industries. Sponsored by New Hampshire Employment Security.

Lakes Region Planning Commission, Transportation Advisory Committee, 2 p.m., LRPC Offices, Humiston Building, Meredith. For more information, call 279-8171.

Sanbornton Congregational Church–UCC/ Sanbornton Town Library presents the film "Five People You Meet in Heaven" from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Library. For more information call 286-3018.

Author Thomas F. Lee speaks about the ethical implications of the human genome project as part of the Sal O Sidore Lecture Series at PSU. 7 p.m. Tickets are available by calling 535-2787.

Events at the Hall Memorial Library. Story Time 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Arts and Crafts project featuring PinWheels 3:30 p.m.

Events at the Meredith Public Library. Animals & Me 9:45-10:45 a.m. Ages 3-5. Snacks served. Teen/Tween Book Club featuring the book Smile by Raina Telgemeier. 3:30–4:30 p.m.

Laconia Elders Friendship Club meeting. 1:30 p.m. at the Leavitt Park Clubhouse. People 55 and older meet each Wednesday for fun, entertainment and education. Meetings provide an opportunity for older citizens to to meet for pure social enjoyment and the club helps the community with philanthropic work.
Country Acoustic Picking Party at the Tilton Senior Center. Every Wednesday from 7-9 p.m.
Duplicate bridge at the Weirs Beach Community Center. 7:15 p.m. All levels welcome. Snacks.
Preschool story time at Belmont Public Library. 10:30 a.m.
Overeaters Anonymous offers a program of recovery from compulsive eating using the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of OA. Wednesday nights at 5:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Church in Belmont. Call/ leave a message for Elizabeth at 630-9969 for more information.
Zentangle workshop held every Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. at the Vynart Gallery located at 30 Main Street in Meredith. For more information call 279-0557.
Narcotics Anonymous meeting. 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 18 Veterans Square in Laconia.
TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) group meeting. 5:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church in Meredith.

The Country Village Quilt Guild meets 1:30pm  on the first and third Wednesday of each month at the Moultonborough Life Safety Building behind the Police and Fire Station on Rt 25 in Moultonborough, NH. All are welcome. For information call 279-3234 or visit our website at Country Village Quilt Guild.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Line Dancing for Beginners 9-10 a.m. Check–Out–An–Expert 10 a.m. to noon.

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4-1-14 Calendar

Presentation by Jim Gaudet of the American-Canadian Genealogical Society discussing what resources are available to those trying to reach their Canadian ancestors. 4 p.m. at the Meredith Public Library. Refreshments served. Hosted by the Meredith Library Genealogy Club. 

Events at the Hall Memorial Library. Mexican Train Dominoes 10:30 a.m. Project Teen 3 p.m.

Gilford Clickers 6:30 – 8 p.m. at Gilford Public Library.

Storytime at Belmont Public Library. 3:30 p.m.
Chess Club meets at the Laconia Public Library on Tuesdays from 3 to 7 p.m. All ages and skill levels welcome. We will teach.)
Hands Across The Table free weekly dinner at the St. Andre Bessette Parish Hall on Gilford Avenue in Laconia. Doors open at 4, dinner served at 5. All are welcome.
GriefShare session held for those who are experiencing the grief and pain from the death of someone close to them. 7-9 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Meredith. Sessions includes a video seminar and group discussion. For further information call 496-6583 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a pick-up co-ed volleyball program for adults ages 18 and up from 7-9 p.m. in the Gilford Middle School Gymnasium. This program runs each Tuesday through the spring. There is a $2 fee per participant, per evening. No pre registration is required. For more information contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 527-4722
Unitarian Universalist Society of Laconia conducts a Tuesday Night Meditation Group. 6-7:15 p.m. This group is designed to create a community where you can develop your own meditation practice in a friendly, non-judgmental community.  No experience necessary.  Sessions consist of a combination of sitting and walking meditations and weekly discussions (no preparation required). Those joining for the first time are encouraged to arrive 10 minutes early for a quick introduction.  Free will donations accepted.
The New Horizons Band of the Lakes Region meets every Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Music Clinic on Rte 3 in Belmont. All musicians welcome. For more information call 528-6672 or 524-8570.
Plymouth Area Chess Club. 6-8 p.m. at Pease Public Library. For more information call 536-1179 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
Giggles & Grins playgroup at Family Resource Center in downtown Laconia (719 No. Main Street, Laconia). Free group for parents children from birth through age 5. For more information call 524-1741.

Lakeport Community Association meeting. 7 p.m. at the Freight House.

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3-31-14 Calendar

Narcotics Anonymous meeting. 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 35 Tower Street in Weirs Beach.
Overeaters Anonymous offers a program of recovery from compulsive eating using the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of OA. The program is held Monday nights at 7 p.m. at the Laconia Congregational Church Parish Hall, 18 Veterans Square, (for mapquest use 69 Pleasant St.), Laconia, NH 03246. Use back entrance. Call/leave a message for Paula at 998-0562 for more information.
Barbershop chorus meets every Monday at Gilford Community Church, lower level. 7:15 p.m. For more information, call Harvey Beetle at 528-3073.
Chess Club at the Hall Memorial Library. 4-7 p.m.
Free one on one internet and computer instruction every Monday at 10 a.m. at the Tilton Senior Center, 11 Grange Road, Tilton.  
Adult Pick-up Basketball offered by Meredith Parks & Recreation Department held at the Meredith Community Center Monday nights from 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. $1 per person - sign in and out at the front desk.
Bingo at the VFW Post 1670 located at 143 Court Street in Laconia. Doors open at 4 p.m. Bingo begins at 6:30 p.m.

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3-30-14 Caldenar

250th Anniversary of the Plymouth Congregational Church celebration featuring an organ/piano concert. 3 p.m. at the Plymouth Congregational Church. The concert will be followed by a supper.

All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast hosted by the Laconia Rotary Club. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Boys and Girls Club of the Lakes Region at 888 North Main Street. Breakfast is $5 per person or $20 per family. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Boys & Girls Club for the purchase and renovation of their new home at the former St. James Episcopal Church. For more information call 556-9956 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Lakes Region Spring Craft Fair, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Opechee Conference Center, 62 Doris Ray Court, Laconia. Exhibits will include antique restorations, chair caning, hand knits, floral arrangements, gourmet foods, bling clothing, glass art, fine jewelry, prints & acrylic paintings, bat houses, quilts & quilted decor, fabric crafts,  wooden bowls & wooden crafts, birdhouses, seasonal decor, and more. Free. Info Joyce 528-4014.

20th annual JTG Music Memorial Extravaganza at Giuseppe's Pizzaria & Restorante in Meredith. Show kicks off at noon followed by 12 consecutive hours of live musical entertainment performed by more than 38 musicians. $10 suggested donation at the door. Proceeds benefit the Gnerre Music Scholarship Fund. For more information call 603-279-3313.

Healthcare Insurance Marketplace Enrollment fair held at Lakes Region Hospital in Laconia, and Franklin Hospital in Franklin. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Those planning on taking part in the enrollment process are asked to bring their Social Security number, employer and income information, and a copy of their W-2 or tax statements. For more information call 528-6945.


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